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DEFINING LATE: AIRLINE ON-TIME PERFORMANCE

When is an aircraft late? Who determines what late is? Can ‘late’ be different for passengers and airlines, airports and support services? Does it matter?

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The A220, Versatile Performer….Flexible Friend

10 December 2019Blog

It’s challenging introducing any new aircraft type as most aircraft ...

City Twins: an exclusive club?

03 December 2019Blog

With the opening of Daxing Airport last month, Beijing takes a step towards ...

High Speed Rail Vs Air: Eurostar at 25, The Story So Far

28 November 2019Blog

This month Eurostar, the iconic high-speed rail service between London and ...

Thanksgiving Travel 2019: How to avoid the crowds

22 November 2019Blog

How to avoid the crowds and plan for potential interruptions This year’s ...

LATAM’s Attraction: Deal of the Decade

12 November 2019Blog

Deal of the Decade With the dust only just settling on Delta Air Lines ...

The World’s Longest Unserved Routes

07 November 2019Blog

Qantas may have recently operated a test flight between New York and Sydney but ...

Spanish Conquerors for Air Europa: Consolidation Continues

05 November 2019Blog

The challenges of being a mid-size carrier in a market seeking consolidation ...

The rise and rise of the Indian OTA market

01 November 2019Blog

As things stand today, India is among the most attractive aviation markets. In ...

India's Online Travel Agencies

31 October 2019Reports

As things stand today, India is among the most attractive aviation markets. In ...

Winter Is Not All Gloomy

24 October 2019Blog

Changes in Capacity Growth Rankings Suggest Early evenings, winter weather, ...

Fashionably Late – Is It Time To Update What We Mean By ‘Late’?

22 October 2019Blog

Fashion is all about keeping up with the new and, for some, taking the lead ...

Defining Late: Airline On-Time Performance

22 October 2019Reports

When is an aircraft late? Who determines what late is? Can ‘late’ be different ...

Turbulent Times for Europe

16 October 2019Blog

Yet more stormy times ahead for European carriers? In recent years there seems ...

The Vitality of Data

10 October 2019Reports

While flight data can be gathered from many different sources, we have made it ...

Spirit Airlines – Playing Around

09 October 2019Blog

In July 2019, Spirit Airlines issued an Investor Update which explained how ...

Going South: Norwegian's flight plans

01 October 2019Blog

From its origins as a Scandinavian low-cost carrier more than 10 years ago, ...

Thomas Cook: Heritage Brand. Business Hole.

26 September 2019Blog

Amidst the sadness this week at the loss of a heritage brand from the UK plc ...

Megahubs 2019

25 September 2019Reports

London Heathrow (LHR; International Connectivity Index: 317) is the world’s ...

London Heathrow retains title as world’s most connected airport

24 September 2019Blog

Once again, London’s Heathrow Airport has come out ahead of its rivals for the ...

Japan’s Rugby World Cup: Fans Get into Position

20 September 2019Blog

At their training camps across Japan, the 20 national teams waiting for the ...

How Many Ways To Get To Adelaide

19 September 2019Blog

Adelaide Airport has reinforced its position as one of Australia’s fastest ...

Can A Westjet/Delta Tie-Up Attract Sixth Freedom Traffic?

11 September 2019Blog

In June, Westjet and Delta came one step closer to creating a joint venture ...

Trade Disputes Damages Travel: Japan & South Korea Capacity Suffering

04 September 2019Blog

We know that aviation is frequently a catalyst for economic activity and that ...

Boston’s Aviation Party

29 August 2019Blog

There are few airports in North America that can look forward with as much ...

A340 and A380 - Retirements All Around

27 August 2019Blog

Virgin Atlantic have confirmed that they will be retiring their remaining fleet ...

Is The India-Australia Relationship Hotting Up?

22 August 2019Blog

Until June 2019, the Indian cricket team had only beaten Australia in a 50 Over ...

Roots & Resilience – How Chinese Communities Are Supporting U.S. Services to China

20 August 2019Blog

Half of all Chinese who live in the US reside in either California or New York, ...

Billion Dollar Route - Jewels in The Network

13 August 2019Blog

Airline networks, a mix of destinations, some routes operating with high daily ...

B737 Max – Maximum Aviation Xpense

06 August 2019Blog

The grounding of the B737Max continues and the commercial damage for airline ...

Schools out – UK summer flight market continues to surprise

31 July 2019Blog

Commentators would have you believe that the market is soft this summer as ...

US Majors – Summer Matters

25 July 2019Blog

Last December, United announced its biggest ever international network ...

No time to wait: European delays getting worse

23 July 2019Blog

The conventional measure for understanding punctuality in the aviation industry ...

Painting the Town Red - How Air Transat Fits with Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge

18 July 2019Blog

Having looked like a certainty, and then not, by the end of June the ...

The Pursuit of Punctuality

10 July 2019Blog

The availability of more data than ever before has given the aviation industry ...

The Pursuit of Punctuality

10 July 2019Reports

Real-time changes in your operations impact traveller experience and so it has ...

Forget robots (for now): Travelers want simplicity and humans at the airport

27 June 2019Blog

The best ways to delight today’s travelers and grow revenue may surprise you. ...

The Airport Delight Survey Report: Human vs Machines

18 June 2019Reports

OAG recently surveyed more than 2,000 travelers through its flight tracking ...

SWOOP – Making Waves at Airports

05 June 2019Blog

The biggest airports often get the most attention but, as our recent North ...

Florida’s Fastest Growing

04 June 2019Blog

Seven airports in Florida are amongst the fastest growing in North America.  ...

North America's Airport Leaders 2019

04 June 2019Reports

Highlights in our latest report show that airports have grown the most in key ...

A Smashing Summer Coming Up

30 May 2019Blog

The Cricket World Cup starts this week in England, with 48 matches planned over ...

Memorable Data for a Memorial Day Weekend

23 May 2019Blog

The last weekend in May brings a major public holiday in the United States with ...

India’s Domestic Aviation Policy – UDAN Delivers

16 May 2019Blog

It’s a wonderful idea, to create an aviation objective of “letting the common ...

Football’s Challenging Journeys

10 May 2019Blog

Four teams from the same country contesting the finals of Europe’s top ...

Europe Slows for Summer

03 May 2019Blog

Too much capacity too quickly. A common complaint from airlines when demand ...

Africa's Liberalisation Slows

25 April 2019Blog

Much has been made of the Single African Air Transport Market Agreement (SAATM) ...

Long-Haul Low-Cost...Not as Disruptive as You may think?

09 April 2019Blog

Long-haul low-cost, one of the most talked about subjects in the aviation ...

Busiest Routes 2019

26 March 2019Reports

With 30,187 flights in the course of a year, the route between Kuala Lumpur ...

The World’s Busiest Routes Uncovered

26 March 2019Blog

At OAG, we’re fascinated by data and what insights it can provide.  We’ve taken ...

China’s Largest Opportunity – The World's Next Mega Carrier?

14 March 2019Blog

Management changes in any business create a period of uncertainty, and in most ...

Chinese travel to the heart of Game of Thrones

06 March 2019Blog

Croatia. Northern Ireland. Iceland. Morocco. What do each of these destinations ...

Joining Up the Americas – The Rewards of Joint Ventures

28 February 2019Blog

Chile’s anti-trust approval of the American Airlines-LATAM Group joint venture ...

The Norwegian Effect

21 February 2019Blog

There can’t be much that rattles British Airways these days, other than the ...

Cooling Off Period – Mixed messages in the US and China air traffic market

13 February 2019Blog

The US-China aviation market has stagnated. For the first time in years growth ...

Vietnam Goes Mainstream

05 February 2019Blog

Stunning aviation growth and visa-free access boost tourism Vietnam has seen ...

Chinese New Year 2019 - Facts and Figures

30 January 2019Blog

Want to know all the top stats around flights, airports and routes in China ...

Spot The Difference in US Low-Cost Carriers

25 January 2019Blog

How differences in route market share translate to yield differences for ...

Punctuality League 2019 | Global Improvements Despite Increasing Challenges

03 January 2019Blog

On-time performance is becoming an increasingly valuable marketing message for ...

Punctuality League 2019

02 January 2019Reports

Another year, another look at on-time performance for the world's airlines and ...

The Vienna Waltz

19 December 2018Blog

Vienna has a reputation as a solid market. Solid in that it ranks among the Top ...

The Rise and Rise of IndiGo

27 November 2018Blog

Traditionally, purple has been a colour associated with kings and in the Indian ...

Battle for the Bay

20 November 2018Blog

Competition is hotting up between airports serving the Greater Bay Area of ...

Battle For The Bay

20 November 2018Reports

Air travel demand is growing fast for the Greater Bay Area (GBA) formerly know ...

From Hassle to Holiday

15 November 2018Blog

Want to know when will be the busiest time to travel and which will be the ...

When Geography Plays A Part: JFK’s Dilemma

01 November 2018Blog

It seems that even the most mature markets are capable of a growth spurt. Asset ...

Winter's North Atlantic Growth Spurt – Cheap Fares For All!

23 October 2018Blog

It seems that even the most mature markets are capable of a growth spurt. The ...

Japan Gets the Tackle in Early

18 October 2018Reports

Japan is hosting both the Rugby Union World Cup and the Olympic games in the ...

Japan’s Tourism Ambition – Going For Gold

18 October 2018Blog

It’s an ambitious target to increase your visitor numbers by some nine million ...

India on the Move - Infographic

04 October 2018Blog

OAG's latest infographic, India on the Move demonstrates the challenges of ...

HNA Group – Point To Point

02 October 2018Blog

With 13 airlines making up the group, and a focus on point-to-point operations ...

China Eastern - Domestic Dominance

01 October 2018Blog

With more Chinese destinations than any other Chinese airline group, the Group ...

Southern Strength – Aircraft Orderbook Reflects China Southern Ambitions

28 September 2018Blog

International capacity at China Southern Group airlines is growing at 12%, and ...

Air China - China's Most International Airline Group

27 September 2018Blog

With 18% of all capacity to and from points beyond China’s border, the Air ...

Inside China's Airline Families – Eyeing Up The Neighbours

26 September 2018Blog

OAG’s latest blog series takes a closer look at each of the China’s airline ...

London Heathrow is #1 International Megahub

18 September 2018Blog

Yet again, London Heathrow is the most internationally connected airport in the ...

Megahubs US Index 2018

18 September 2018Reports

The OAG Megahubs US Index 2018 reveals the top 25 most connected airports in ...

Megahubs International Index 2018

18 September 2018Reports

The OAG Megahubs International Index 2018 reveals the top 50 most connected ...

Australian Capacity Stretches to New Markets

21 August 2018Reports

Australia is the 14th largest scheduled aviation market in the world with 107 ...

What Will Happen with Heathrow's Approved Runway?

02 August 2018Blog

Over fifty years in the making, probably ten more to go and subject to lots of ...

The Heathrow Expansion Forecast

01 August 2018Reports

Now that the UK Government has officially decided to back a third runway at ...

Summer's Hottest On-Time Performance

05 July 2018Blog

A typical Northern Hemisphere summer brings record braking temperatures, yearly ...

Billion Dollar Route

03 July 2018Blog

Distance, time and capacity are only a few ways in which the airline industry ...

Surprise Winners of Russia 2018

14 June 2018Blog

With the largest scheduled aviation database on the planet we’ve combined our ...

Amazon, Facebook and the Future of Travel Tech Booking

13 June 2018Blog

In a March blog post, we discussed the rise of artificial intelligence and ...

Fast Growing Airports Linked To Southwest Success

05 June 2018Blog

Many of the fastest growing airports in the United States can link their ...

Fastest Growing Airports

23 May 2018Reports

OAG takes a look at the fastest growing airports in North America from May 2017 ...

Key Facts Behind The World's 20 Busiest Routes

22 May 2018Reports

OAG takes a closer look at the world’s busiest trunk routes in terms of the ...

Delhi Delights - A bright future for one of India's oldest cities

21 May 2018Blog

The Lonely Planet Guide describes Delhi as a place where time travel is ...

The World's Top 20 Busiest Routes

03 May 2018Blog

The 20 busiest international routes in the world each have an average of more ...

China Ties Stronger Connections to Thailand

24 April 2018Blog

It’s frequently hard to comprehend the rate of capacity growth in China in ...

The Race for Deliveries – China Trumps United States

04 April 2018Blog

Airbus edged out Boeing in the annual aircraft order competition for 2017, but ...

Predictive Intelligence: The Rising Star in Travel Tech Adoption

26 March 2018Blog

With all the disruptive technologies promising to revolutionise the travel ...

Travel Tech Innovation: Market Report

20 March 2018Reports

OAG, the global leader in flight information, surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. ...

Gearing up for High Tech Growth

19 March 2018Blog

Lithuania continues to take advantage of its strong technical talent by ...

Travel Tech Innovation: Future of Booking

13 March 2018Reports

New technologies and innovations continue to disrupt the travel landscape and ...

Catching Up At Airports - The Ins and Outs

08 March 2018Blog

While airlines might grab the headlines with their 25-minute aircraft ...

Airport Turnaround Tables

06 March 2018Reports

It takes a team effort between airlines and airports to get flight schedules ...

Hong Kong - How To Avoid Being Late

23 February 2018Blog

Operating to a schedule becomes increasingly difficult when the sheer volume of ...

The Secret Weapon for Business Travel Airline Negotiations: Analytics

20 February 2018Blog

Market consolidation in the airline industry – paired with a steady influx of ...

FIFA World Cup Will Add to Russian Aviation Boom

02 February 2018Blog

2018 is the year that Russia gets to showcase its footballing prowess and ...

Russia and World Cup

01 February 2018Reports

The World Cup is estimated to bring an additional 3.5 million visitors to ...

Adolescent Growing Pains and Transatlantic Renaissance

08 January 2018Blog

As part of our latest contribution to a new Market Outlook Report – Ishka ...

Punctuality League 2018

03 January 2018Reports

See Punctuality League 2019's results here.

How to Outshine Your Peers - Punctuality League 2018

03 January 2018Blog

The moment when we transition from one year to another is always an opportunity ...

Australia: A Series of Blogs

19 December 2017Reports

As the summer heats up in Australia, we take a look at some of the hottest ...

ISHKA | Adolescent Growing Pains

19 December 2017Reports

As part of a new Market Outlook Report – Ishka Vista: 2018 Aviation Finance ...

OAG's 8 for 2018

07 December 2017Blog

OAG examines industry trends coming up in the following year and makes 8 ...

Essential Metrics For Global Airlines

22 November 2017Blog

Big data has been a buzz phrase for a while now and at OAG we know all about ...

Following the Leader: Los Angeles – Sydney

15 November 2017Blog

It is a long way from Los Angeles to Sydney - 6,510 nautical miles to be ...

Australia Long-Haul Low-Cost and Lessons for North Atlantic

13 November 2017Blog

While legacy airline competitors are keeping an eye on how Norwegian Airlines ...

Western Australia – A Minefield of Trends and a Glimmer of Hope

08 November 2017Blog

The two largest airports in Western Australia, Perth and Broome, have seen ...

China - Australia, The Skies Just Keep on Opening

03 November 2017Blog

It’s quite rare for two countries to completely liberalise their air service ...

Auf Wiedersehen, Air Berlin

19 October 2017Blog

It’s always sad to see an airline cease operations and next week Air Berlin ...

On-Time Performance Star Ratings for October Revealed!

16 October 2017Blog

OAG is proud to award 5-star ratings to 14 airlines and 49 airports in the ...

A Monarch Dethroned

02 October 2017Blog

It is never good news when an airline collapses, especially one with such ...

OAG Megahubs Index 2017 is here!

26 September 2017Blog

This year, in the 2017 edition of the Megahubs series, we turn our attention to ...

Megahubs International Index 2017

25 September 2017Reports

See 2017's edition of the Megahubs Index Which airports are the most ...

Ryanair Pilots – Two key seats to be filled for all airlines

21 September 2017Blog

Ryanair may be making headlines for all the wrong reasons as its handling on a ...

Argentina - Leaving the Low-Cost Wilderness

23 August 2017Blog

Lower South America has had a chequered history of aviation development in ...

B757s Going Back to the Core

24 July 2017Blog

The recent announcement from United Airlines that they would be ceasing ...

Laptop Losers – Connectivity impact for Europe’s key hubs

06 July 2017Blog

The great strength of hub airports is that they connect passengers from one ...

Asia's Hubs: Dynamics Of Connectivity

22 June 2017Reports

How travellers are using these airports to connect OAG takes a deep dive into ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Bangkok – The Tourism Hub

19 June 2017Blog

In the final instalment of our Asian hub connectivity series, we look ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Kuala Lumpur – Leading With Low-Cost

16 June 2017Blog

As we continue our Asian hub connectivity series, one airport stands out as ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Haneda – Japan’s Beating Heart

15 June 2017Blog

Next in OAG’s series on Asian Hub Connectivity, we consider connectivity at ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Singapore – Regionally Relevant

14 June 2017Blog

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Hong Kong – An International Hub Icon

13 June 2017Blog

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

Irish Charm, Strategically Applied!

02 June 2017Blog

An airline that reports a $1.5 Billion profit, achieves a near 94% passenger ...

Rwanda: brave and bold moves for the next African hub

24 May 2017Blog

The first direct service from Kigali, Rwanda to London starts at the end of May ...

United States and Cuba: Riding the Wave of Capacity Growth

17 May 2017Blog

One of the last major Barack Obama initiatives was the formalisation of ...

Europe Looking East: The Rise of Three Trending Destinations

28 April 2017Blog

In the second collaborative piece, OAG and Skyscanner explore three trending ...

Goldilocks and on-time performance

20 April 2017Blog

As airports and airspace become more crowded, the way operations are managed ...

On-Time Performance Star Ratings

19 April 2017Reports

Introducing on-time performance ratings Formula One fans will be aware of the ...

Lesson in Long-Haul, Low-Cost

06 April 2017Blog

Legacy carriers are right to be jittery about the competitive threat from ...

Low Cost, Low Hassle

06 April 2017Reports

Legacy Carriers Have a Threat in Low-Cost Alternatives In February this year, ...

Who Is The Biggest of Them All...?

03 April 2017Blog

It’s a discussion that has raged since the first commercial air services. Who ...

OAG Take-Off 2017

23 March 2017Reports

The Top 20 Carriers Which airline holds the top spot when it comes to seat ...

Travel Tech Landscape Intensifies

21 March 2017Reports

Gaining a competitive edge in an evolving market From the new dynamic created ...

Eyeing the prize – opportunities for more direct India-UK air services

06 March 2017Blog

It should have been no surprise given the UK’s need to foster international ...

Asia’s Catalysts

06 March 2017Reports

Change is good If change is good, and on most occasions it is, then aviation in ...

Brazil Starts To Rally

28 February 2017Reports

Sign of an improving market South America's scheduled capacity for the summer ...

Enhancing National Security

22 February 2017Reports

Flight information constantly changes With up-to-date airline schedules for the ...

A Japanese Gem: Uncovering the Aviation Potential of Okinawa

21 February 2017Blog

In the first of a series of collaborative pieces – OAG has teamed up with ...

The American Way – Long-distance relationships

15 February 2017Blog

Relationships which cross continents are rarely easy. This is as true for ...

The American Way – Cheap Dates

14 February 2017Blog

If you can’t beat them, join them. Or so the motto goes. Having spent years ...

The American Way – Sweet Nothings

13 February 2017Blog

Having gone through a period of intense consolidation, the US now has three ...

The American Way – Labours of love

10 February 2017Blog

The three largest US airlines are all the result of mergers in recent years. ...

The American Way – What seven year itch?

09 February 2017Blog

It’s now seven years since Delta Air Lines and Northwest completed their ...

Japan January – Keeping up with Bakugai

30 January 2017Blog

With a love of shopping, a desire for Japanese products and becoming ...

Japan January - Domestic Japan – still all about JAL and ANA

27 January 2017Blog

Earlier in our blog series this week we looked at how the low-cost sector is ...

Japan January - Low cost finally makes its mark in Japan

26 January 2017Blog

There’s been a low-cost carrier (LCC) presence in Japan for many years but for ...

Japan January - The Haneda Story

25 January 2017Blog

Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) is Japan’s largest airport and has succeeded in ...

Japan January – On-time performance – Japan shows how it’s done

24 January 2017Blog

For as long as OAG has been tracking on-time performance (OTP), Japan’s ...

Iceland – Seriously Cool

17 January 2017Blog

Travel search engine Skyscanner recently announced that Reykjavik in Iceland ...

Punctuality League 2016

04 January 2017Reports

2016's On-Time Airline & Airport Rankings See the latest results in the ...

Airport and airline winners of OAG's Punctuality League 2016 announced

04 January 2017Blog

Having just finished our New Year festivities here at OAG HQ, we’re in the mood ...

Transatlantic Attraction - The Story Continues

15 December 2016Blog

It’s a frequent story seeing double-digit frequency growth over a few years in ...

The world's most connected airports of 2016

02 December 2016Blog

Which airports are the most connected in the world? Find out in the 2016 ...

Megahubs Index 2016

30 November 2016Reports

2016 edition of OAG’s Megahubs Index Which airports are the most connected in ...

US Big Three Results Drive Punctuality Improvements

18 November 2016Blog

It’s been a good year for the Big Three. Strong profits, new aircraft ...

Incredible India - Friend or Foe?

11 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Connections in Big Cities

10 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Legacy Fightback

09 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Capacity Crunch

08 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Two Versions of Regional Connectivity

07 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

28 October 2016Reports

Understanding the Risk and Reward in an industry as vulnerable to third-party ...

Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

28 October 2016Blog

Aviation is a risky business from many perspectives; the returns for airlines ...

Morocco - Doing West Africa Proud

24 October 2016Blog

Quietly on the West Coast of Africa things are happening. A new hub airport is ...

Morocco – West Africa’s Natural Asset

21 October 2016Reports

Future opportunities emerging Much of the recent coverage of African aviation ...

Rebooting South America’s Hubs

13 October 2016Blog

With tech hubs springing up in the likes of Santiago and Medellin, there are ...

Reboot South America

12 October 2016Reports

For much of South America, the year of 2016 is proving to be a testing time ...

Flight data powers the on-demand economy

05 October 2016Reports

An On-Demand Experience Requires Real-Time Flight Data  As the travel ...

The Value of Flight Data In China

21 September 2016Reports

Why dynamic fight data is playing a key role in China digital travel sales in ...

Demonstrating Dynamic

19 September 2016Reports

Typically not common for an airline to make significant changes to its schedule ...

China’s Outbound Love Story

19 September 2016Blog

As World Routes heads to Chengdu in September, OAG takes a timely look at where ...

Reaching Out: China's Outbound Love Story

14 September 2016Reports

OAG takes a timely look at where China’s international capacity is headed. ...

The Developing Transatlantic Low-Cost Battle

09 September 2016Blog

Emergent markets, new airlines, burgeoning low cost sector, new alliances, ...

Sofia - The Latest Aviation Battleground

06 September 2016Blog

Aviation is full of great iconic airline battles, it’s what makes the industry ...

The long and the short of the 787 at All Nippon

26 August 2016Blog

It’s only a week ago since All Nippon Airways took delivery of its 50th ...

From Australia to the UK; an Ambitious Journey

16 August 2016Blog

It’s been an iconic ambition to secure non-stop services from Australia to the ...

Busiest day of the year meltdown: The Atlanta Blues

09 August 2016Blog

Traditionally on the busiest week of the year, Delta Air Lines had been struck ...

United States – Mexico: Opening the Skies Further…

04 August 2016Blog

It may prove to be one of the last changes to US aviation policy under the ...

The Slot Machine

29 July 2016Blog

With the expectation that a decision on where London’s next runway capacity ...

World Of Reference Data

25 July 2016Reports

Schedules data is constantly changing and with seven schedule changes every ...

Phoenix to Orlando – whatever next in the US one-stop shop?

18 July 2016Blog

Geography can be challenging, especially when you are located on the East or ...

Finders Keepers

15 July 2016Blog

Air services between China and Europe are growing rapidly. In July 2016, there ...

Underserved Uncovered

06 July 2016Reports

There is strong argument that where there are significant volumes of passengers ...

Underserved Routes from A to B, via C

06 July 2016Blog

We all like to travel as directly as possible from one destination to the next ...

Joining Up The Dots - Asia's Megacities

27 June 2016Blog

Imagine two cities with populations of 31 million and 25 million, respectively. ...

Future megacities and network gaps

22 June 2016Reports

The UN definition of a megacity is any city with a population of more than 10 ...

Changi - A case of prudent planning?

22 June 2016Blog

Singapore’s Changi Airport has always been good at building ahead of the demand ...

2015 Trends - 18 Months On

16 June 2016Blog

In December 2014, OAG published its 2015 Trends report. At the time the world ...

America Connects

10 June 2016Reports

In the first quarter of 2016, 12.8 million passengers travelled between North ...

Some habits need to be broken

10 June 2016Blog

In some parts of the world it’s ‘cool to queue’. But when you are waiting in a ...

Airbnb and Low-Cost Airlines - Creating New Trends?

26 May 2016Blog

Airbnb’s latest top destinations are located at airports where low-cost ...

Aruban Air Service Development – No Caribbean Holiday

06 May 2016Blog

With approval granted for numerous new air services to Havana, airports and ...

Staying Competitive In The Caribbean

06 May 2016Reports

Tourism is the primary revenue driver for most Caribbean islands and especially ...

Top 10 unserved routes from key Eastern Europe markets

25 April 2016Blog

Using OAG data, we reveal the top 10 unserved routes in key Eastern Europe ...

Airline passengers embrace self-connection

13 April 2016Blog

According to OAG’s most recent report, “Self-Connection: The Rise and ...

Self-Connection

12 April 2016Reports

As travellers explore new ways to save money when they fly, 40 percent are ...

Alaska Airlines consolidates West Coast position

06 April 2016Blog

The announcement that Alaska Airlines is acquiring Virgin America surprised ...

A ‘blank canvas’ look at US-Tokyo flights

30 March 2016Blog

US regulators have indicated their intention to use the availability of slots ...

Seattle’s 1,000km advantage

17 March 2016Blog

With the arrival of the new and more efficient breed of long range aircraft, ...

Low Cost: The new norm in Eastern Europe

22 February 2016Blog

In our latest report, OAG explores drivers of growth in Eastern Europe.

The Pandemic Cycle

15 February 2016Blog

For many years the fortunes of the aviation industry were a reflection of ...

Great Expectations: On-Time Performance

09 February 2016Reports

The on-time performance (OTP) of airlines plays a valuable role in the aviation ...

All-new Global Monthly OTP Reports for Airlines and Airports

05 February 2016Blog

Find out which airlines and airports got their on-time performance off to a ...

Window on Iran's Aviation Market

02 February 2016Reports

The aviation market in Iran appears to be attracting increasing ...

The first (and hopefully the worst and last) of 2016’s Winter Storms

29 January 2016Blog

As airports across the East Coast of the United States clear up after the ...

Iran - plenty of potential on paper (at least)

14 January 2016Blog

On paper, at least, prospects for Iranian aviation are looking good.

Well done to our Punctuality League winners!

07 January 2016Blog

Once again we’ve had a busy first week back in the office at OAG HQ; with no ...

Christmas Wishes from OAG

22 December 2015Blog

At OAG we track every scheduled flight around the planet on a daily basis. With ...

Royal Air Maroc helps reconnect West Africa aviation

08 December 2015Blog

The first confirmed cases in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa were reported in ...

Which markets are driving China’s international capacity growth?

26 November 2015Blog

In contrast to news reports of weakness in the Chinese economy, there is no ...

The Truth About Padding - Lifting the Lid on Airline OTP

18 November 2015Blog

How OTP is measured has recently come into question with the suggestion that ...

Thanksgiving Getaways from OAG

16 November 2015Blog

In preparation for Thanksgiving this year, OAG uses data from Schedules ...

Ryanair – a late arrival to the Israel-EU market

02 November 2015Blog

In the first couple of weeks of November, Ryanair will be launching three new ...

Phoenix, the Megahub for both legacy and long-haul

16 October 2015Blog

To be the base airport for a major airline is a dream and to be a hub facility ...

OAG reveals Top 50 World’s Most Connected Airports

05 October 2015Blog

It’s aspirational, ambitious, complex and frequently reliant on believing one ...

Iran - Do Changes to its Aviation Landscape Beckon?

28 September 2015Blog

It has for many years been a market of restricted access and trade activity but ...

The Big Five - Challenging Times

21 September 2015Blog

It's one of the largest continents on the planet with over 15% of the worlds ...

Flying Through the Years of the Rugby World Cup

18 September 2015Blog

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off tonight, OAG looks back on the prestigious ...

Aeroflot to the Rescue

11 September 2015Blog

The announcement of a merger between two of the largest Russian airlines, ...

Alaska Airlines Strengthens Relationship With American

17 August 2015Blog

Alaska Airlines Strengthens Relationship with American With the news last week ...

SG50 Singapore's Aviation Evolution

06 August 2015Blog

With Singapore set to celebrate 50 years of independence this weekend we take a ...

Flights Over Beijing To Be Restricted As China Holds V-day Parade

05 August 2015Blog

With Beijing airspace set to be closed for 3 hours next month as part of the ...

Your Most Powerful Aviation Data Set

17 July 2015Blog

Your Most Powerful Aviation Data Set It’s probably one of the most powerful ...

Analysing Delta Air Lines' role at Dallas

13 July 2015Blog

Analysing Delta Air Lines' role at Dallas Southwest has given Delta Air Lines a ...

Delivering Passengers: Gulf Carriers Importance for US Airlines

04 June 2015Blog

What The Gulf Carriers Mean for US Airline Networks The recent complaint from ...

The End of an Era - Airbus & Boeing Aircrafts

08 May 2015Blog

Airbus called a halt to production of its four-engine wide-body A340 towards ...

The Fight For Global Markets

29 April 2015Blog

  In March 2015, US carriers presented a case for unfair competition from some ...

Japan-Taiwan Air Services – Benefitting from Open Skies

23 April 2015Blog

This summer marks the fourth summer since Japan and the Republic of China ...

The Danger of Trend Analysis

22 April 2015Blog

  In 2011 there were 241 airlines registered and operating scheduled services ...

Scottish APD: More of the same or are we at the beginning of the end?

10 April 2015Blog

  With election fever about to take over the UK in the coming weeks, there is a ...

Bangalore – A Microcosm of Indian Aviation?

17 March 2015Blog

 OAG’s on-time performance data for February 2015 at Bangalore’s Kempegowda ...

1501 miles and counting

13 March 2015Blog

It's amazing how much difference one mile can make in aviation! Today scheduled ...

Good enough?

27 February 2015Blog

At the start of 2015 four out of five flights leaving from and arriving at the ...

OAG at the movies

16 February 2015Blog

It's award season, so in honor of this year's Oscars, OAG's rolling out the red ...

Chinese New Year Infographic - Year of the Goat

13 February 2015Blog

Holiday periods are often busy times in terms of air travel and Chinese New ...

Survive or Thrive? European legacy carriers battle competition and costs

06 February 2015Blog

Talk of Europe’s biggest airline groups, IAG, Air-France KLM and Deutsche ...

Low cost – every little helps…

30 January 2015Blog

  Think of an industry that for the last three decades has been dominated by ...

IAG and Aer Lingus – all about the slots?

26 January 2015Blog

  It seems that the possibilities of an IAG acquisition of Aer Lingus are ...

How big a hole will Cyprus Airways' suspension leave?

14 January 2015Blog

  How big a hole does the suspension of Cyprus Airways leave in the air ...

Who are the best-performing airlines and airports?

08 January 2015Blog

    Congratulations to our Punctuality League winners! It’s been a busy week ...

Top 5 aviation trends to look out for in 2015

31 December 2014Blog

As 2014 draws to a close we look into the new year and use our extensive ...

How does the future look for the A350?

19 December 2014Blog

  Like many currently eagerly anticipating what Christmas might bring, this ...

Impact of London airspace closure (infographic)

16 December 2014Blog

Last Friday a power failure at NATS caused London airspace to shut down - at ...

Nats power failure affects London airspace and flights

12 December 2014Blog

  Friday evenings are notorious on the M25 around London but this week it’s the ...

'Tis the season...to travel

09 December 2014Blog

OAG welcomes Christmas with this festive infographic showing the top 10 ...